The Feminist Club at my school talks a lot about gender stereotypes and the negative impacts on all genders; therefore, we love this video from TED. It is called “A Call to Men” and the speaker is Tony Porter (bio below). If you choose to show this video with your students, we would love to hear […]
“Science has a lot of political ramifications that most people don’t truly realize.” If you have not seen it yet, MESJ teacher Barbara Gajda was interviewed by the Manitoba Teacher on bringing together social justice and science. See the article, “The Justice Resonance”, here.
MESJ, in collaboration with Fernwood Publishing, is happy to be offering a “Brown Bag Lunch” session at our upcoming WISE on Friday, October 24th. Jim Silver, a professor at the University of Winnipeg, will be presenting his new book About Canada: Poverty at lunch for any WISE participants who are interested. The session will run […]
Check out the great write up on MESJ in the latest edition of the Manitoba Teacher Magazine (April/May edition). It’s on page 12! http://www.mbteach.org/left-menu-pages/teacher.html
Workshops in Sustainability & Equality (WISE). Looking for a fresh new alternative to SAGE for Oct 2014? WISE will be held on October 24, 2014, from 9-3, at the Winnipeg Adult Education Centre. Registration fees are $20, payable at the door. Please register via the Facebook event page (see below) or by sending us an email. […]
If a student has taken a science class with me, they have very likely seen this clip from PBS’ Thin Green Line, a documentary about the decline of frog populations. In grade 9 Science, I show this video in the context of the Reproduction unit, where chemicals in the environment can change the gender of […]
Russell Brand has created quite a stir. He is talking about a revolution…we need to explore the idea of revolution; it seems the time is ripe. I propose to start a discussion about revolution and build on Russel Brand’s entusiastic call to action. Here is a link to some of his thougts post Paxman interview. […]